Empower Manufacturing

Empower is an employee-first manufacturer of precision shafts and components for makers of motors and pumps using cutting-edge technology and innovative processes. 929 Holdings’ founder, Eli Liechty led the acquisition and currently oversees the day-to-day operations of Empower Manufacturing as Chief Executive Officer. With over 40 years of experience and relationships, Empower is poised to continue its growth trajectory.

Franklin Brazing

Franklin Brazing & Metal Treating is the partner you need to save time and money and eliminate stress from your daily operations. You run a serious business, and the consequences of not getting the parts you need when you need them are serious, too. You deserve a manufacturing partner that cares about your success and can deliver the products you need on time. That’s where we come in.

Investment Criteria

929 Holdings’ investment criteria is rooted in our experience and values as active investors, entrepreneurs, and engineers.

Small & Mid-Sized

We evaluate deals with companies generating between $500,000 – $10,000,000 in EBITDA annually.

Privately Owned

Our portfolio focuses on family businesses and privately held companies.


Our managers and advisors, as well as the businesses in which we invest are located in the tri-state region of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. 


We invest in businesses with at least a decade of experience, a strong track record, and a legacy of excellent customer relationships.

Niche Focus

929 Holdings’ investment categories include advanced manufacturing in aerospace and OEM, applied engineering and technology, software as a service, and medical device, supply, and distribution.